A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 261 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (162 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6335° West, -17.8137° South, depth 561.76 km. Event id: us10004qjs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qjs. The epicenter was at a depth of 561.76 km (349 miles). Global time and date of event 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 11:08:23 / February 14, 2016 @ 11:08 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:08:23 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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